Nagpur police which came under sharp criticism in the past for rising crime scenario, has invoked stringent provisions of Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) against as many as 23 criminals in the past three days.
Around 140 inmates of the Central Prison in Nagpur have been given State Bank of India (SBI) ATM cards for use inside the premises, with plans to extend the service to all 800 prisoners of the facility.
No police officer transferred to Nagpur, the hometown of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, is willing to work there and this was one of the reasons for existing vacancies in the department, Nagpur police chief Shardaprasad Yadav today said.
Written by Uma Sudhir | Saturday December 26, 2015, Nagpur
Three men from Hyderabad who were allegedly planning to join terror group ISIS were arrested at the Nagpur international airport early this morning while they were about to board a Srinagar-bound flight.
At a time when the BJP government is considering to make Maharashtra toll free, its ally Shiv Sena that controls the MSRDC department, is planning to set up toll plazas on the proposed six-lane Mumbai-Nagpur expressway.
The Nagpur Metro Railway has decided to exploit the commercial opportunities at the two main junctions of North-South and East-West corridor where a multi-storey station complex will come up, a top official said.
The Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (NMRCL) may use solar power in a big way to run the service and wants to tie-up with German government for technological and financial support, a senior official said.
The Bombay High Court has sentenced a man to rigorous imprisonment for 10 years after finding him guilty of torturing his newly-wed wife and abetting her suicide even as it expressed anguish over the "rotten mentality" prevalent in society about women.
As many as 24,071 cases were settled in a single day, bringing down the number of pending cases in the districts court by six per cent during the day-long national Lok Adalat held in the city yesterday.